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Television personality

Nancy O'Dell, American television personality. Named to The State South Carolina Hall of Fame, 1998, The South Carolina Entertainment & Music Hall of Fame; recipient 2 Associated Press Awards, 2 Society Professional Journalists Awards, Spirit of Leadership Award, Best Buddies, 2002, Beautiful Humanitarian award, Professional Beauty Association, 2009.


O'Dell, Nancy was born on February 25, 1966 in Sumter, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Leonard and Betty Humphries.


Bachelor in Marketing, Clemson University, 1990.


Reporter, anchor WPDE-television, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 1990—1991. Morning news anchor, crime reporter WCBD-television, Charleston, 1991—1994. Co-anchor, investigative reporter Miami TeleVision Journalism-television, Miami, 1994—1996.

Entertainment reporter A Current Affair, 1995—1996. Weekend co-anchor, weekday correspondent Access Hollywood, 1996—1999, co-anchor, 1999—2009. Host Nashville Star, United States of America Network, since 2003.

Contributor reports NBC News's The Today Show and Dateline. Host Emmys Pre-Show, Fox, 1999, Emmys Pre-Show, ABC, 2000. Co-host Emmys Post Show, NBC, 2002, Hollywood Christmas Parade, 1999, 2000, 02, Tournament of Roses Parade coverage, NBC, 2001, 02, 03, 04, Golden Globes Arrivals Show, NBC, 2002, 03, 04, Miss United States of America, 2004.



Member National Celebrity Cabinet, American Red Cross, since 2002. International board mem Best Buddies. Celebrity Ambassador Childhelp United States of America.

Spokesperson March of Dimes.


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Married Richard O'Dell (divorced). Married Keith Zubchevich, June 29, 2005. 1 child Ashby Grace stepchildren: Tyler, Carson.

Leonard Humphries

Betty Humphries

Richard O'Dell

Keith Zubchevich

Tyler O'Dell

Carson O'Dell